VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Jan. 12, 2015) - Mike Lake, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Industry, on behalf of the Honourable Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology), will announce a significant investment in a research network under the Networks of Centres of Excellence program.

Prior to the announcement, Parliamentary Secretary Lake will tour the Child & Family Research Imaging Facility. Media are invited to join the tour.

This announcement follows the Government of Canada's recent launch of an updated science, technology and innovation strategy.

Date: Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Time: Tour-10:00 a.m. (PT)
Announcement-10:30 a.m. (PT)
Location: Child & Family Research Institute
Entrance #18
Chieng Family Atrium
938 West 28th Avenue
Vancouver, British Columbia

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